Originally posted by TrueAmerican
Well Abu, I suppose if we didn't have to hear and see all your beheadings, anguish over your disregard for human life, your treatment of women like
animals basically, and presidents who publicly announce over and over that they want to wipe other countries off the map and lie like hell that the
holocost was fake- I could almost see where you're coming from. Yup, this is PTS, let's rock.
The taped beheadings were a warning to the invaders. They did not heed it, and now they are to their necks in sand.
Women are not treated like animals in Islam. Quite the opposite. These links have verses and ahadith
(The Prophet's (saws) Teachings and
Women's Rights in the Qur'an
More on Women's Rights
The President of Iran, while I disagree with his denial of what happened to the Jews under the hand of the Nazi's, is well within sanity to ask for
Israel to be removed. Israel doesn't belong there. The violence will never, ever, ever stop as long as Israel is sitting there, and occupying that
I saved "disregard for human life" for last, because this one requires more than a quick answer.
Both sides are killing civilians, but the difference that you may mention is that while America killing of civilians is unintentional and collateral
damage, the other side deliberately targets civilians.
I would disagree and make the following point:
When America targets a terrorist position and kills 100 civilians, those civilians were a sad casualty of the attack on the terrorists.
When the terrorists attack an American financial target, such as the WTO, those civilians are also a sad casualty of the attack on the American
And while we may deplore one side more and support the other, ask yourself this, which side is responsible for the loss of more innocent life?
if I may add, which one is more effective? It may just be perception, but I see it as the Islamic Resistance as a whole killing less
innocent people in comparison to what I deem the "New Crusader Force" and having a much larger and more substantial impact.
America for example has racked up many civilian deaths, but to what effect?
[edit on 27-7-2006 by AbuMusaab]